as long as they wear a skin-tight body suit and high heels. In 1938, Gandhi's party is making inroads in women's rights.
Chuyia, a child already married but living with her parents, becomes a widow. See full summary » Director: Deepa Mehta In 1938 India, a young girl, around 8 years old, is married off to an old man who soon dies, so her parents dress her in white, shave her head, and dump her off at an ashram for poor widows, all of whom have their hair cropped short except for the young and beautiful one who is prostituted to pay the rent.
Head shaving has been a way to shame and disempower people throughout history.
Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use.
Then she punches the timeclock for another day of sneering at any customer who dares to look at a major-label record.Director: Vincenzo Natali Delphine Chaneac is a gene-spliced animal/human hybrid who grows into some kind of winged kangaroo creature with a bald head, but she's still sexy enough to seduce her male creator.Then she turns into a male and attacks her female creator.A young Brahmin law student and follower of Ghandi later tells her that widows are sent away under the guise of religion, but the reality is that it is done simply so the family can save money by having one less person to feed and clothe.This traditional mistreatment of women is the main message of the film, creating much controversy which contributed to long delays in production and a negative response in India where such practices still occur in some areas.